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Agree, agree!! I wouldn't buy another Ti... 957 Views / 14 Replies  
Agree, agree!! I wouldn't buy another Ti designed hinge laptop again.
Posted by Alphy, on Jun 10, 2003 at 06:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Eug has a good point about using Apple's own... 2,128 Views / 12 Replies  
Eug has a good point about using Apple's own hardware to avoid hardware/driver issues.

His opinion about the external antennae is wrong. Your reception will significantly improve if you use an...
Posted by Alphy, on May 24, 2003 at 03:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
These aren't just any ordinary USB speakers. ... 1,433 Views / 10 Replies  
These aren't just any ordinary USB speakers.

Back to the question.

Yes it is safe to plug your cube speakers to the new towers. However, it will be a lot softer as the current towers usb ports...
Posted by Alphy, on May 23, 2003 at 06:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Romanians are trouble! So many are out there on... 6,194 Views / 96 Replies  
Romanians are trouble! So many are out there on ebay frauding ppl telling them to send western union money etc.

It's not uncommon for them to email bidders who bid for other Apple laptops and...
Posted by Alphy, on May 14, 2003 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, for your prompt reply! I don't like... 665 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, for your prompt reply!

I don't like monitor spanning as it will wear out the life of the backlight of my powerbook screen. At home it's used as a desktop replacement with my 21" so I...
Posted by Alphy, on May 14, 2003 at 03:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Location for sensor for closed Lid on Ti 665 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

I'm wondering where the sensor/magnet is located on the lid and the base of the laptop on the current 867/1ghz Ti powerbooks.

Or is there any other way to trick the laptop in thinking the...
Posted by Alphy, on May 14, 2003 at 03:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Agree to everything you said. A few years... 696 Views / 13 Replies  
Agree to everything you said.

A few years back I went there to check out the iBooks. And all they had was an iMac on display.

They told me they don't have anything on display becuase they sell...
Posted by Alphy, on May 13, 2003 at 09:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It isn't a good idea to confuse mac users any... 832 Views / 17 Replies  
It isn't a good idea to confuse mac users any further. Target mode is a mac term. There is no such thing as a "Target Mode" in Windows.

I understand where you're trying to come from and yes,...
Posted by Alphy, on May 8, 2003 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hello, Target mode only works on Macs. ... 832 Views / 17 Replies  
Hello,

Target mode only works on Macs. There is no such thing on the Windows operating system.

You will have to manually set up ip addresses in both windows XP and OS X. Then you will have to...
Posted by Alphy, on May 8, 2003 at 04:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was waiting for this feature for 2 years! I... 1,182 Views / 19 Replies  
I was waiting for this feature for 2 years! I use it everyday. It's great especially since I'm using a cube so I can't put any extra cards in.

I just wish they would optimise it and take off the...
Posted by Alphy, on Apr 15, 2003 at 04:17 AM, in macOS
Re: Re: Re: Eyestrain on a 12" Powerbook 696 Views / 6 Replies  
That's correct. Unforunately most panels are running at 60 mhz so when playing games at high fps the screen can't show all the frames as the LCD panel can not refresh fast enough.
Posted by Alphy, on Apr 10, 2003 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Timbuktu will do what you want. Unfortunately... 574 Views / 2 Replies  
Timbuktu will do what you want. Unfortunately there isn't anything that comes close to RDC.
Posted by Alphy, on Apr 10, 2003 at 12:28 PM, in macOS
Why would Apple go and release a two button mouse... 819 Views / 6 Replies  
Why would Apple go and release a two button mouse when for years they are pushing a one button mouse.

This leaves us Apple users one less thing to back up why macs are better than pcs.
Posted by Alphy, on Apr 1, 2003 at 05:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you must choose one I'd go with the Ti 867. ... 946 Views / 9 Replies  
If you must choose one I'd go with the Ti 867. There has been a few teething problems with the Al already in the 12" model. The screen on the 15" Ti is also superior to the 12" and it's not really...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 22, 2003 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It has been proven that the eye can detect 30fps... 25,290 Views / 270 Replies  
It has been proven that the eye can detect 30fps of higher. The 30fps you're reffering to only applies to general video.

When you're playing 3d games it's a total different story. This has been...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 22, 2003 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Australia will probably be getting their units... 11,083 Views / 310 Replies  
Australia will probably be getting their units mid of April if not early May if you're lucky. Australia is a small market compared to the states and the orders have to be fulfilled there first.

...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 22, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Why not be cool all the way... 682 Views / 3 Replies  
The last thing place I would feel sorry for is Apple. Just be thankful Apple outsources their parts or we would have to wait 10 years later for this 17" when Apple goes to pick up the obselete...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 22, 2003 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That review was so "comprehensive" I think I shat... 2,648 Views / 40 Replies  
That review was so "comprehensive" I think I shat in my pants. You really should work for Apple.

FW800.. yeah baby!! I can't wait to visit a compUSA and take home a trolleys worth of firewire...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 22, 2003 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Well.. 732 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm Australia, the apple store online is also not run by apple themselves. They are acting like a reseller. The only difference is that they get better buying prices than other privately run...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 21, 2003 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, my main concern about wearing the hinges is... 454 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, my main concern about wearing the hinges is making them break off or cracking itself. Have you seen the horrible pictures that can happen to the hinges!:eek:

I've been considering getting...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 20, 2003 at 12:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ti 867/1ghz Powerbook sleep/waking up mechanism 454 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

How does the laptop know that the lid is closed on a Ti powerbook. I've heard there is a magnet somewhere in the screen?

I use my powerbook mainly as a desktop replacement and dont want to...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 20, 2003 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would be anxious and frustrated too.. but hey..... 1,135 Views / 12 Replies  
I would be anxious and frustrated too.. but hey.. you're getting one! Just think of how excited you will be once you have it in your lap errrm desk I mean.

I can only dream about one:D
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 20, 2003 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree. The 15" looks classier but it also has... 25,290 Views / 270 Replies  
I agree. The 15" looks classier but it also has an old look to it. Reminds me of the 80's silver stereos when I placed it next to my friends Dell.

The silver on the 17" looks a bit tacky and...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 19, 2003 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the podium coolpad. You can have a... 942 Views / 8 Replies  
I have the podium coolpad. You can have a maximum of 4 pieces in height adjustments including the rubber piece before you run into any problems. Any higher than that and you won't be able to eject...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 18, 2003 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Fake Ti battery cover 795 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi,

I'm wondering if any companies out there makes a fake battery cover for the current 867/1ghz powerbook?
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 18, 2003 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm also experiencing this problem on my... 1,436 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm also experiencing this problem on my powerbook 867. I have 1 gig of memory and decided to test it with the orginal 256 module. Sure enough there was this crackling noise once I placed back my 1...
Posted by Alphy, on Mar 16, 2003 at 05:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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